With overflow incontinence individuals do not feel the urge to urinate. The bladder never empties normally small amounts of urine are leaked on a nearly continuous basis. Overflow incontinence can be caused by weak bladder muscles or a blocked urethra. Overflow incontinence is prevalent in older men with an enlarged prostate and is rare in women.
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What You Should Know about Breast MRI’s
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World Renowned Heart Surgeon Speaks Out On What Really Causes Heart Disease
We physicians with all our training, knowledge and authority often acquire a rather large ego that tends to make it difficult to admit we are wrong. So, here it is. I freely admit to being wrong. As a heart surgeon with 25 years experience, having performed over 5,000 open-heart surgeries, today is my day to …
How Health Care Failed Jack Beattie
St. Luke’s Health System’s Journey to Transform Health Care By Kathryn Beattie, MD, News and Community April 11, 2017 It fails a lot of people like Jack. And the consequences are unthinkable St. Luke’s Dr. Kathryn Beattie experienced this firsthand, and she feels passionately that it should not happen to anyone else. Her story, really the story of Jack, is captivating, heart-wrenching and profoundly sad Dr. Beattie also has hope, however – hope that medical science will make advances in identifying people like Jack earlier, perhaps before their disease becomes manifest, and breakthroughs in treatment. She’ll follow this week’s writing with additional reporting next week around the significant hurdles families face when it comes to mental…